Delays, Mistakes, and Violations: A Review of OMB’s Information Collection Budgets

The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) recently released a combo pack of (supposedly annual) reports on the government’s overall regulatory paperwork burden. A review of the reports reveals an 828 million hour paperwork mistake, 13 ACA-related requirements in violation of the Paperwork Reduction Act, and the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as the worst offender in the government.

What’s Left in Dodd-Frank Implementation

Recently, President Obama met with financial regulators in an effort to push the final phases of Dodd-Frank regulation. After more than four years of implementation, the law still has dozens of rules left in the regulatory pipeline. According to American Action Forum (AAF) research, the remaining costs could easily top $10 billion, with more than 5.1 million pending paperwork burden hours.

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